There are two key problems that require immediate remediation in Congress, according to the coalition of companies, politicians, and nonprofits: jobs, and fairness.
"Today's news marks the first time a government entity has published law as a living, collaborative document," Balter said. "We're excited to see how the Open Data Policy evolves with the input of the community, and we hope this is just the first of many."
Editor's Pick "Something very interesting is happening here," Google's top Canadian employee, Steve Woods, told me. "This area has a very high proportion of startups to population. Google loves startups … and we love to hire entrepreneurial people."
Despite pages growing from 56% to 75% bigger, the web is getting faster. Especially on mobile -- and especially in the U.S.
The VB Store is offering a set of BodyGuardz Bumps earbuds with microphone – for only $19 during this limited time offer.
Guest Post The process of implementing an American national identity card would be an expensive logistical and bureaucratic nightmare.
So Apple has top market share in the U.S., and Samsung is close on its heels, that much we know. But the sheer scale of the dominance is simply shocking.
Verizon is the king of fast cellular networks in America, or so it says. And it's hard to argue with the company's numbers.
Guest Post The nation’s app store can be likened to the state of Nevada in 1951, when nuclear weapons testing sprouted a continuous stream of mushroom clouds throughout the flatland.
Apple has reached the highest smartphone market share ever thanks to strong sales of the iPhone 5, according to the latest sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
With the iPhone 5 joining the 4 and 4S models still in the …
Apple has updated the maps that Australian police warned about yesterday, moving the town of Mildura out of Murray Sunset National Park and back where it belongs. But there are still problems right here at home.
Aussie police had recommended …
Apple is spending $100 million bringing some Mac manufacturing back to the U.S. That sounds like good news to those who are worried about the decline of U.S. manufacturing. But not to all.
There's more of just about everything in Nielsens' 2012 state of the social union report ... all except the poor old PC.
2012 may not mark the end of the world, but it may signal a nasty end to the perhaps not great -- but also not terrible -- economic malaise of the United States.
Obama, whose mastery of social media has certainly played a huge role in his victory, tweeted simply this: Four more years.
More than thirty million people have already voted in the U.S. presidential election. Over half a million of them are named John.
Tomorrow Americans will vote for a president, new or continuing. Social media users, however, have already decided who has won -- at least in their tweets, shares, and likes.
In a major turn-around, Android smartphones now account for a majority of mobile web traffic in the U.S and Canada. That's a massive change from May of this very year, when Apple owned 72 percent of smartphone traffic, compared to only 26% for all Android phones.
The U.S. Congress Intelligence Committee and telecommunications vendor Cisco are agreed on one thing: Chinese networking equipment companies can't be trusted.